Afif Hossain Wife, Age, Height, Teams, Jersey Number, Stats

Updated on: Aug 28, 2022 5:45 pm IST

  • Bangaldesh cricketer Afif Hossain

    A product of the Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protishtan (BKSP), one of the renowned cricket academy’s in his homeland, Afif Hossain is one of the most talented players produced in recent times by Bangladesh. Compared to the likes of Tamim Iqbal, Hossain has endured the a big reputation in the domestic circuit and has produced great performances with both bat and ball.

    Age 22 Years
    Height 5 ft 7 in
    Wife Unmarried
    Jersey Number 18

    First coming into the limelight during the U-19 Asia Cup in 2016, Hossain  was the vice-captain of the side that lost in the semifinal. However contributing with both bat and ball, he has been one of the bright prospects.

    Career

    On his debut for the Rajshahi King in the 2016 Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), Hossain scalped a fifer, including a wicket of Chris Gayle as he announced himself on the global stage. he ended with a tally of 21/5 on his debut against the Chittagong Vikings.

    Part of the BKSP academy he is joins the likes of Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim, who have led the national side on multiple occasion. In June 2017, in the 2016–17 Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League, Hossain took a hat-trick playing for Abahani Limited.

    Hossain first appeared on the international stage in February 2018 at the age of 18 against Sri Lanka. On his debut he was dismissed for a duck and snared the wicket of Kusal Mendis.

    In March 2020, prior to the Covid-19 pandemic break, Hossain made his debut for the national side in the ODI format against Zimbabwe. He played a brief innings and scored seven runs and scalped one wicket in just two overs.

    Along with Mehidy Hasan, Hossain holds the record for the second highest seventh-wicket partnership with 174-run stand and has contributed both with bat and ball for the national team.

    Afif Hossain Wife

    Afif Hossain is unmarried and is reported to be single. However, he is often rumoured to be dating  with different partners by Bangladesh media, but there is concrete information on that.

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